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Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum
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# Litter Blackspots

Dublin City Council is going to spend €1.6 million to remove chewing gum

Nov 13th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,512 Views 45 Comments

There’s a litter fine of €150 for those who throw chewing gum on the ground.

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault
# Me Too
# Me Too

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault

Aug 23rd 2018, 9:00 PM 4,687 Views 0 Comments

She called on the media industry to change in the MacTaggart lecture.

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland
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# Butt Out

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland

Sep 26th 2016, 8:02 AM 9,705 Views 47 Comments

Those who litter have been urged to exercise personal responsibility.

6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow
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# Sponsored Gum Litter Taskforce

6 essential rules that every Irish person should follow

Jun 17th 2016, 4:49 PM 35,454 Views 83 Comments

Don’t sit beside me if there are other free seats on the bus. Just don’t do it.

This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it
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This wall is having 20 years' worth of chewing gum power hosed off of it

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,715 Views 6 Comments

The gum wall is considered something of a landmark in Seattle.

This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner
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# Ballsy

This liquid-filled bubble gum in a Wexford store might put you off your dinner

May 7th 2015, 5:47 PM 18,368 Views 21 Comments

Mmm, delicious camel balls…?

The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover
# Sticky Situation
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# Sticky Situation

The British royal family is looking for a chewing gum remover

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:45 AM 10,651 Views 12 Comments

As in, a person to remove chewing gum.

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?
# What The...
# What The...

Can anyone explain what's going on in this Japanese chewing gum ad?

Mar 18th 2014, 5:20 PM 1,997 Views 0 Comments

Anyone? Bueller?

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?
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# True Or False

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?

Sep 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 25,283 Views 38 Comments

Or longer? Is that piece that you swallowed when you were six still there?

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country
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# Bin It Your Way

'Bin it your way' campaign stepping up efforts around country

Jul 18th 2013, 5:40 PM 3,849 Views 14 Comments

This year ‘Bin it Your Way’ adds TV and on-pack advertising to its campaign.

Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)
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Not binning that chewing gum? Fine... (of €150)

May 2nd 2013, 12:15 PM 8,294 Views 48 Comments

This is year two of a three-year campaign – and last year saw a 28 per cent reduction in gum litter nationally.

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market
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# Chewing Gum

New 'non-sticky' chewing gum to hit Irish market

Feb 1st 2013, 8:52 PM 11,880 Views 29 Comments

Revolymer says its Rev7 gum is removable and degradable, and can be easily cleaned from streets or clothes.

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products
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# Career Change

12 companies which originally sold entirely different products

Jan 1st 2013, 9:45 AM 28,479 Views 27 Comments

What did Tiffany & Co, Avon and Nokia sell before they became household brands? Not jewellery, cosmetics nor phones…

Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum
# Sticky Situation
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# Sticky Situation

Anti-litter lobby backs 50c tax on chewing gum

May 3rd 2012, 12:20 PM 2,069 Views 38 Comments

Irish Business Against Litter says it supports Phil Hogan’s proposal for a gum tax, warning that any tax needs to be steep.

Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town
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# Sticky Situation

Councillor wants Trim to become Ireland's first chewing gum-free town

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:00 AM 2,674 Views 38 Comments

Although shopkeepers have rejected the idea, Fine Gael councillor Gerry Reilly wants the town to examine plans to outlaw chewing gum.

Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum
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# Chewing Gum

Street-cleaners rejoice: UCC scientist develops non-sticky chewing gum

Nov 9th 2011, 8:37 AM 906 Views 9 Comments

Prof Elke Arendt has developed a process for creating biodegradable chewing gum – which does not stick to other surfaces.

Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"
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# Dirty Dublin

Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"

Aug 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 2,892 Views 15 Comments

Cigarette butts, fast food wrappings and chewing gum are again the biggest sources of litter around Ireland.